February is the last month that we can actually wear a sweater in Houston before the arrival of spring (which in most parts would be referred to as a summer). And if any of you remember last year, you will remember that really didn’t happen. Most websites will tell you that we average 2 days of 80 plus temps in February. Looking back at 2017, we had 14 days of temperatures in the 80’s and hit a high of 88.
February is the perfect time to start your mosquito service with us. It gives us the opportunity to get a jump start on the population by treating the water and reducing the larvae in your yard. Since there is no product out there that can kill eggs, we have to break the life cycle of mosquitoes. The sooner we get started on that process the more you will be able to enjoy your yard come March.
To that end, we have started offering our pre-pay specials. By pre-paying your services you can save between 10-15% and can relax for the remainder of the year knowing that you get outside and enjoy without being bitten. We never have any contracts and you are always free to leave with the assurance that you will receive a refund for the services you did not use. Our aim at Mosquito Joe is to make your outside fun again without locking you into a contract. We believe our service speaks for itself and the best customer is a happy one.
Speaking of happy, February is a great month for celebrations and this year proves to be no exception. Mardi Gras is coming up and this year promises to be the best yet. This year you can double the celebration with Valentines’ and extend your trip to cover both celebrations. Head to New Orleans for Fat Tuesday, February 13th, or go early to catch some of the earlier celebrations. Check out this website for all the information on the parades and things going on in New Orleans. Fun fact, the first Mardi Gras parade was held in New Orleans in 1837!
If you want to stay closer to home, Mardi Gras Galveston has a ton of events and parades lined up. In fact, the first parade starts on the 2nd of February. Celebrations continue all the way to the 13th with plenty of offerings for adults and kids. Check out the Galveston Mardi Gras page for all the details. There is a gate fee, but once inside Galveston promises good availability for parking. Galveston has been celebrating Mardi Gras since 1867 and the celebrations are rich with history.
Even if you don’t plan on heading out to see the parades, get yourself a King Cake and enjoy at home! Some great bakeries offer shipping and the flavor options are astounding. For a great list of recommended bakeries in New Orleans, check out this page. Closer to home, visit the Montgomery Bakehouse and pick one up. Just make sure you leave room for those Valentine chocolates!!!